This community event gathered all relevant players in the field of Research Data Management in Belgium.
During the morning session, insights were provided on data management plans and compliance to GDPR. Celia van Gelder introduced not only the FAIR Data Steward profession but also provided links to existing initiatives and courses on data management. After lunch, the FAIRDOM data management platform was introduced by Katy Wolstencroft, Flora D’Anna illustrated the platform further with a reproducibility use case. More practical examples of FAIRification of research data were provided by collaborators from INBO, VIB and VLIZ. Photo's (via ELIXIR Belgium's Flickr page).
9.30 Introduction, Frederik Coppens, Head of ELIXIR Belgium (VIB)
9.45 DMPs: past, present and future, Myriam Mertens (Ghent University) Slides
10.10 How does the GDPR impact research?, Hanne Elsen (Ghent University) Slides
10.35 Ten Commandments in RDM funder compliancy, Hannelore Vanhaverbeke (KU Leuven) Slides
11.00 Coffee/tea break
11.30 The complexity of clinical data, Tom Sante (Ghent University Hospital)
11.55 Towards FAIR Data Steward as a profession for the Life Sciences, Celia van Gelder (ELIXIR The Netherlands) Slides
12.20 Panel discussion
13.45 FAIRDOM (SEEK): The antidote to the research data management nightmare, Katy Wolstencroft (Leiden University) and Flora D'Anna (ELIXIR Belgium) Slides Katy Slides Flora
14.30 Generating reproducible workflows for the publication of open and FAIR data on the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), Peter Desmet (INBO) Slides
15.00 Coffee/tea break
15.30 Bioschemas: using semantic markup to improve the Findability of your data, Alexander Botzki (VIB) Slides